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Including community views as part of the decision-making processes is an important way of ensuring residents can participate in decisions that impact on the current and future wellbeing of the community. Ashburton District Council engages with the community on a range of Council matters and projects through consultation and feedback.

Current council projects and matters you can provide comment and feedback on are displayed below.​​​​​​

Live consultations

Resource Management Notifications

From December 1, 2031 to December 1 2031

Parking in our district

From September 8, 2021 to October 6 2021

Closed consultations

Community Engagement Policy

From March 19, 2021 to April 19 2021

Our policy aims to ensure that we make well-informed decisions by having the right conversations, with the right people, about the right issues at the right time

Rates Remission Policy

From March 19, 2021 to April 19 2021

We want to know what you think of the proposed policy, the changes we propose and any other changes you wish to put forward. You can provide your feedback by completing the submission form in the back of this document, or online at We are accepting feedback until 5pm

Development and Financial Contributions Policy

From March 19, 2021 to April 19 2021

The purpose of the development contributions provisions in the Act is to enable territorial authorities to recover from those persons undertaking development a fair, equitable, and proportionate portion of the total cost of capital expenditure necessary to service growth over the long term.

Long Term Plan 2021-31

From March 19, 2021 to April 19 2021

Every three years we develop a 10 year plan which sets out our direction. It lets you know what we will be doing, how much it costs, and how we intend to pay for it. Consultation is now open – get your feedback in by Monday 19 April 2021, 5pm.

Draft Dog Control Bylaw & Policy

From June 11, 2021 to July 11 2021

Future of Grove Street Park

From August 6, 2021 to September 7 2021